Songs of Innocence and of Experience. William Blake.

Songs of Innocence and of Experience.

1955. London: Trianon Press, 1955.

Small 8vo, 54 color plates, 3 pp. printed text at end. Full teal morocco, slipcase, backstrip faded as usual and lightly rubbed at crown, a very good copy with the book plate of the California physician K. Garth Huston.

§ Copy #9; the superb color facsimile of the Rosenwald-LC copy (Z). Limited to 526 copies, including 5 super de luxe copies numbered I-V, 15 de luxe copies numbered VI-XX, 240 copies numbered 1-240 reserved for distribution by the Trianon Press, 240 copies numbered 241-480 reserved for distribution in the U.S.A., and 26 copies lettered A-Z reserved for the Library of Congress, Mr. Lessing Rosenwald, the Trustees of the William Blake Trust, and the Publishers. One of the scarcest, and arguably the most desirable, of all the magnificent Trianon Press Blake facsimiles. The colophon notes that as many as thirty stencils were used to create each plate. Bentley, BB, 187. Item #122595

Price: $3,500.00